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1 AFL Coaching Kicking Drills AFL Coaching Kicking Drills
  • 1.1  Long Star
  • 1.2  Voicing Metres in the Clear
2 AFL Coaching Crumbing Drills AFL Coaching Crumbing Drills
  • 2.1  Standing Kick
  • 2.2  Propeller Handball
3 AFL Coaching Kicking Drills AFL Coaching Kicking Drills
  • 3.1  Loose Ball 1-on-1
  • 3.2  Fat Side Avenue to Goal

1.1AFL Football Training Session

AFL Coaching Drills: Long Star
Long Star

If players are not a marking option, they must position themselves front and square to the marking contest. This drill practices getting into that position, as well as long kicking to a marking option.

  • Players
    group
    12+
  • Ages
    profile
    13+
  • Balls
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    5
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    80m
Focus
Front & Square.
Skills
Kick Long.
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1.2AFL Auskick Training Sessions

AFL Coaching Drills: Voicing Metres in the Clear
Voicing Metres in the Clear

Often it's advantageous for players to run their full distance or even bounce before kicking, as the team gains ground without putting the ball in dispute. This drill has teammates assist runners with voice so they know how far they can run before needing to kick.

  • Players
    group
    18+
  • Ages
    profile
    11+
  • Balls
    ball
    1+
  • Cones
    cones
    6
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    110m
Focus
Skills under pressure, Run & Carry, Forward line delivery, Gameplan/Strategy.
Skills
Kick Long.
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2.1Aussie Rules Coaching

AFL Coaching Drills: Standing Kick
Standing Kick

Poor kicking technique can be remedied especially at an early age. This drill teaches players to remain balanced and guide the ball onto their foot rather than drop it haphazardly from a height. without the added difficulty of running while doing so.

  • Groups of
    group
    group-arrow
    3
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls/grp
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    2
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    10m
Skills
Kick Short.
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2.2AFL Football Drills Training

AFL Coaching Drills: Propeller Handball
Propeller Handball

A good warm-up/warm down drill to work on quick give and take, as well as concentrate on the surroundings.

  • Players
    group
    10+
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls
    ball
    1+
  • Cones
    cones
    9
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    10m
Skills
Handball Quick.
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3.1Aussie Rules Drills

AFL Coaching Drills: Loose Ball 1-on-1
Loose Ball 1-on-1

Being first to the ball is critical, as is attacking it fiercely. This drill makes players engage in a 1-on-1 duel to win the crumb.

  • Players
    group
    8+
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    1
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    15m
Focus
Contested ball.
Skills
Crumb.
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3.2Football Preseason Drills

AFL Coaching Drills: Fat Side Avenue to Goal
Fat Side Avenue to Goal

Collingwood are famous for 'going wide' instead of down the middle as their avenue to goal. This opens up play and allows them to utilise the space available on the 'fat' side. This competitive drill simulates switching to the fat side and attacking down the open wing.

  • Players
    group
    24+
  • Ages
    profile
    15+
  • Balls
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    6
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    160m
Focus
Skills under pressure, Defensive, Contested ball, Hard Running, Decision Making, Run & Carry, Forward line delivery, Gameplan/Strategy.
Skills
Kicking, Handballing, Tackle, Mark Contest.
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